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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Pityrogramma trifoliata (L.) R.M. Tryon
Goldenrod fern

Pityrogramma trifoliata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Broward County, Florida

Family: Pteridaceae

Group: Pteridophyte

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Peninsular Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Possibly Extirpated

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Possibly Extirpated

IRC FLORIDA KEYS Status: Possibly Extirpated

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1931. A specimen at FLAS needs to be examined.

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Pityrogramma trifoliata has been reported from the following 2 conservation areas in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammocks Botanical State Park Reported
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated






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Pityrogramma trifoliata
Copyright by: Mike Rosenthal
In habitat, Broward County, Florida

Pityrogramma trifoliata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Pityrogramma trifoliata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley